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New charges to Giuliani associates renew foreign money concerns

The criminal indictment against two associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani describes an elaborate, months-long scheme to funnel foreign money into federal and state elections around the US to curry favor with politicians on behalf of at least one Ukrainian government official and a Russian businessman.

GOP leaders defend Trump's racist attack on lawmakers

Leaders of the Republican Party in Congress on Tuesday came to the defense of President Donald Trump amid an intense backlash to racist comments from the President suggesting that four Democratic congresswomen of color should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came."

McConnell: King's comments 'unwelcome and unworthy of his elected position'

Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa has been removed from committee assignments following racist remarks, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Monday, the latest development in bipartisan condemnation of King's recent interview that appeared to lament that the term "white supremacist" is considered offensive.

Here's who wants to lead the next Congress

A leadership shakeup is coming to the House of Representatives after Democrats won enough seats to take back the lower chamber of Congress from Republicans in this year's midterms.

House Republicans elect Kevin McCarthy to replace Paul Ryan

Rep. Kevin McCarthy was elected House minority leader Wednesday in a closed-door meeting of House Republicans, putting the California Republican in position to lead House GOP members after Speaker Paul Ryan leaves Capitol Hill at the end of his term in January.

Jim Jordan to run for House minority leader

As Republicans absorb losing the House of Representatives, the GOP leadership race in the chamber is ramping up to determine who will take over the position of No. 1 House Republican after outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan leaves.

GOP agenda isn't clear yet should Republicans keep House

If Republicans defy the political odds and hold the House majority in November, it would cement the party's power for another two years and give President Donald Trump unfettered ability to advance his agenda in his first term.

Rep. McCarthy deletes tweet about Soros

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy posted and later deleted a tweet last week that suggested three Jewish, billionaire Democratic donors were attempting to "buy" the 2018 midterm elections.

McCarthy plans bill to fully fund border wall

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy plans to introduce legislation this week that will fully fund President Donald Trump's proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border with a whopping $23.4 billion price tag, a spokesperson for the California Republican told CNN on Tuesday.